Rabbits – because I am running a mini zoo…

We have accumulated two rabbits. Two boy rabbits, to be precise, miniature Rex breed. Our next-door neighbor breeds rabbits and had two lovely boys needing a home, and she offered them to us, and before I could really think about it, the children had said yes, and lo and behold, we now have Hoppity and […]

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Pet insurance, do you or don’t you?

We are an animal filled household (you would never guess, from our blog name, would you?) Our main pets our are cats, Layla and Jasper. Layla has some long term health issues that we see a vet for, due to her FIP diagnosis, but miraculously, is healthy and happy (well, she isn’t happy, she’s a […]

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Some cat behaviours explained…?

 We have two cats in the Mad House of Cats & Babies (hence the name of the blog) and this little pictorial from Sainsbury’s Bank is quite helpful, to explain the sometimes baffling (to humans at least) behaviours of cats. Layla and Jasper approve and think it would be good for all humans to have […]

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She’s just a cat?

This is Layla, our 14-year-old, half Persian cat. We rescued her, when she was still very tiny, as the runt of an unplanned and unwanted litter (her mother was not meant to fraternize with the local feral tomcat, Layla and her two siblings were the result) and she is my first “baby”. That sounds silly, […]

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